About me

Blowing my own trumpet

jeromeSo you want to know me.Ok Let me lie as much as i can (just kidding)🙂

Hi I’m Jerome Dennis from Coimbatore right now working at Trivandrum. I am an E-commerce Magento web application developer having good skills in PHP / MySQL, jQuery, CSS and Symfony with Doctrine ORM as well.

Out of all my skill sets the one thing which is outstanding is magento Logo which is very hot now and am just a freak of it.  Right now am engaged with quite a number of Magento Shopping carts development as well as some custom Magento community extensions .If you wanna see my profile , the magento stores that i have developed kindly drop me an email to my inbox.

And this blog is just on the web to contribute my knowledge to the intermediate developers and the beginners who looks for some help from somewhere. I will add much more stuff as soon as i can.Nothing more than these, If the posts in this blog helps you then its cool and if you feel its worth just add a link to my blog in your blog / site…. thanks for reading my profile and kindly drop your suggestions to improve this blog…..Hope you come again…..:-)

22 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Raja  |  September 11, 2010 at 11:28 AM

    Ithu thevaya ?

    Reply
  • 2. Babu  |  October 17, 2010 at 10:01 AM

    Macha Good Da…..
    My best wishes for u…
    take care amchi

    Reply
    • 3. haijerome  |  October 18, 2010 at 7:55 PM

      Thanx a lot da machan !!! I will soon update my blog with much more stuff !!! I’ve dropped an email kindly check your inbox. All Praise, Glory and Honour goes to the Lord !!!

      Reply
  • 4. Leema john  |  October 18, 2010 at 5:25 PM

    Hi jerome..

    I dont know ,How to appreciate you..
    You are truely amazing.The positive energy and dedication in you can sweep over any challenges.Expecting more contributions from you..Congradulations!!! & All the very best.

    Reply
    • 5. haijerome  |  October 18, 2010 at 8:14 PM

      Hi Leema,

      I am fumbling with my words for all your praise and hearty wishes !!! And thanks a lot for your time to visit my blog.Your suggestions and comments are always welcome. I’ve dropped an email kindly check your inbox !!! I will soon update my blog with much more stuff !!! All Praise, Glory and Honour goes to the Lord !!!

      Reply
  • 6. Maheshwaran  |  December 31, 2010 at 7:49 PM

    Anna… Pakka na… I’ve gone thru d sites u’ve mentioned as ur work, nd they were really amazing… once again u’ve proved urself na.. keep rockin..

    Unga profile pic’la oru TENTH GENERATION computer’la work panra maathiri pose koduthirikeengla na, athu romba super!!!!! Enjoy na..

    Reply
    • 7. haijerome  |  January 1, 2011 at 12:10 PM

      Thanks a lot for your time to visit my blog and for your invaluable comments.!

      Wish you a Happy and Great New year 2011 !!!

      All Glory Goes to The Lord !!!

      Reply
    • 8. haijerome  |  January 1, 2011 at 12:11 PM

      Thanks a lot for your time to visit my blog and for your invaluable comments.

      Wish you a Happy and Great New year 2011 !!!

      All Glory Goes to The Lord !!!

      Reply
  • 9. chicambi  |  January 31, 2011 at 11:00 PM

    I am french my english is bad
    I have problem to install magento
    magento give me the error
    # Base URL *
    Please enter a valid URL. Protocol is required (http://, https:// or ftp://)
    you help me

    Thanks

    Reply
    • 10. haijerome  |  February 1, 2011 at 10:39 AM

      I have send you an email regarding this🙂

      Reply
    • 11. prasanad  |  April 20, 2011 at 5:00 PM

      je suis parle francis,,, je suis de pondicherry

      Reply
  • 12. Edwin Alex  |  March 30, 2011 at 10:00 AM

    Nanba, Good work da.. Keep it up.. I will be very thankful to you if u give some posts about Code Igniter…

    Reply
  • 13. prasanad  |  April 20, 2011 at 4:58 PM

    sir can u call me 9791632828

    Reply
  • 14. louis  |  May 31, 2011 at 11:26 AM

    good work Jerome keep it up

    Reply
  • 15. Anush  |  August 1, 2012 at 4:38 PM

    Machi! ne evalavu periya aalunu enaku theriyathu da!!

    Reply
  • 16. 7tip (@7tip)  |  November 29, 2012 at 3:44 PM

    Hi Jerome. i am preparing for magento certification, can you please help me? Can you please email me with any materials you have? i am in desperate need sir. thanks

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    • 17. haijerome  |  June 10, 2013 at 8:10 PM

      Hi Kalpesh,

      Sorry for my so late reply but its better late than never😉

      i don’t have any exclusive study material for magento certification but i remember a few real questions which i got, when i was writing. If you need i can share.

      BTW i went for Magento Developer Plus certification. The best thing i can suggest you is just follow the stack overflow and stack exchange magento area regularly , if possible answer a few queries. As well as go through the previously answered questions by Ben Marks, Alan storm , Fabian , Sonassi , Tim and Ivan cherupuymi.

      But am sure you can make it… i came across your blog some long time back when i started with magento in 2010 what an irony mate😉

      Keep in touch. Best Regards Jerome

      Reply
  • 18. vignesh  |  December 1, 2012 at 11:18 AM

    Are you certified developer in magento?

    Reply
  • 19. abdool  |  June 24, 2013 at 3:15 AM

    hi, I did all you said and Back to School is still there

    Reply
  • 20. peteregbujie  |  March 5, 2014 at 8:19 AM

    hello jerome i am peter from Nigeria. i was searching for how to load random products on my homepage everything it is refreshed then i saw a comment you made on a blog post about the issue and you wrote this code
    $collection->getSelect()->order(‘rand()’); will it work?
    i am not a magento expert like you, please where hould i add the code?
    i am impressed with what i have seen on your blog
    i am eagerly awaiting your response.

    Reply
    • 21. haijerome  |  March 5, 2014 at 10:02 AM

      Hi Peter,

      Its glad you liked my blog (but its long since i updated my posts)

      BTW , $collection->getSelect()->order(‘rand()’); will work.

      Below you can find a short snippet to get the collection of products ordered randomly from any category. Hope this helps.

      $_category_id = 8;
      $catagory_model = Mage::getModel('catalog/category')->load($_category_id);
      $collection = Mage::getResourceModel('catalog/product_collection');
      $collection->addCategoryFilter($catagory_model);
      $collection->addAttributeToFilter('status',1); //only enabled product
      $collection->addAttributeToSelect(array('sku','name','url','short_description','price','small_image_label','small_image','description')); //add product attributes to be fetched
      $collection->addStoreFilter();
      //$collection->getSelect()->order(new Zend_Db_Expr('RAND()'));
      $collection->getSelect()->order('rand()');
      $collection->setOrder('name', 'asc');
      $collection->setPageSize(3);//LIMIT PRODUCTS TO DISPLAY
      //set page size to 4 products
      //$collection->setPage(1,4);
      if($collection->getSize()){
      foreach($collection as $_product):
      echo '
      '.$_product->getName();
      endforeach;
      }

      Reply
  • 22. peteregbujie  |  March 6, 2014 at 10:53 AM

    thanks jerome for your quick response. the issue is i am not a programmer. there are two sets of codes of wrote down. so in which files and what position should i place them. i have several categories on my homepage. should i change the category from the id=8 you wrote down. once again thank you.

    Reply

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